To protect the infant from the risk of sudden death, follow these important tips

To protect the infant from the risk of sudden death, follow these important tips
To protect the infant from the risk of sudden death, follow these important tips
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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

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To protect your infant during the first year of his life from the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), important measures should be followed, perhaps including, not sleeping in the parents’ bed, but rather in his own bed in the parents’ bedroom.

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He should also wear a sleeping bag suitable for him and sleep on a firm and flat mattress while dispensing with any other things such as pillows, quilts and dolls, in order to avoid exposing the infant’s body to excessive heat as well as to avoid the child being suffocated by slipping under these things, according to the German Association of Pediatricians and Adolescents.

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The association stressed that the sleeping position on the back is safer for the infant than the sleeping position on the stomach or on the side.

The association stressed the need to call an ambulance urgently if one of the parents notices the signs that warn of the sudden death of the infant, which are the stopping of breathing, paleness of the face, the appearance of blue spots on the body, excessive sweating, swallowing difficulties, and frequent vomiting.

And the association added that the causes of sudden infant death syndrome are not known precisely, but doctors suggest that it is due to smoking during pregnancy and after childbirth, drug abuse, premature birth, and the young age of the mother (less than 20 years), in addition to the infant sleeping on his stomach and the extreme rise or fall. to his body temperature.

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